Thursday, 3 January 2008

Four NLD Members Being Remanded Repeatedly

3 January 2008
Original report by Aye Nai, DVB

The 4 members of National League for Democracy Party, Magwe' State, who are being detained in Thayet prison, appeared before court today. However, their cases were adjourned and they were remanded in custody again, for the 6th time, according to friends of families.

U Myint Oo - the secretary, Magwe' NLD,
U Thar Cho - member, Ye Nan Chaung NLD,
U Htay Win - a private tutor, Nat Mauk, and
Ko Htun Htun Nyein - member, NLD Youth, Chauk were all arrested during the September protests and were accused of committing several 'serious' offences such as 'defaming the government', 'frightening the public' and 'following the parading mass'.

Yesterday, they appeared before court, which was being held in a recreation room in Thayet prison but the case was adjourned due to the non-appearance of the prosecution witnesses, it is learnt.

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